Post pandemic travel: Bad weather, labor shortages and capacity problems add to flight delays and cancellations

Chicago's Afternoon News

Baggage stacks up from delayed travellers in the baggage claim area in Denver International Airport Wednesday, June 16, 2021, in Denver. The Biden administration is planning to require that airlines refund fees on checked baggage if the bags get seriously delayed. The proposal would also require refunds for fees on extras like internet access if the airline fails to provide the service during the flight. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

Peter Greenberg, Eye on Travel host and CBS News travel editor, joins Steve Bertrand on Chicago’s Afternoon News to explain how the post-pandemic labor shortage, and other problems are contributing to the rise in flight delays and cancellations. Also, Peter warns you about travel scams that are used to separate you from your money.

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